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4* Gold Ground Floor Apartment in Swanage own private indoor pool + snooker room

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Swanage, Dorset - Purbeck Cliffs, Only 1 Mile From Swanage Town Centre With All Its Local Shops & Restaurants

Purbeck Cliffs is a modern purpose built ground floor apartment with many unique features. It is set in its own landscaped garderns of 1.5 acres beside the peace and tranquillity of durlston country park, an area of outstanding natural beauty which stretches along Dorset’s award winning Heritage Coast. Purbeck Cliffs apartment is in a very quiet , peaceful cul de sac yet only 1 mile from Swanage town centre with all its excellent local shops and restaurants and a market that takes place every Friday" The award winning blue flag beach is a safe sandy bay of approximately a mile, to swim, hire Kayaks, go fishing and enjoy. The accommodation comprises of two bedrooms, including a spacious twin bedded room and a family room with a double bed and full size bunk beds, a 40’ indoor swimming pool, sauna and full size snooker table. The apartment benefits from its own private pool with a slide and sun beds, sauna and snooker room to have fun or just relax. There are two large bedrooms (a twin and family) and a sun lounge with TV and DVD to just chill or play board games. The indoor pool is approximately 40’ long and at the deep end 8’ with a slide and springboard. Off the pool there is a sauna cabin (with its own shower room). There is also a further shower room and relaxation area equipped with lounges. Patio doors lead from the pool onto a secluded patio area ideal for sunbathing and barbecues which is surrounded by private gardens.

Sue McWilliams
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2018

About Sue McWilliams


Sue McWilliams purchased this apartment in 2000

What makes this apartment unique

The obvious and unique benefits is to have exclusive use of a large indoor swimming pool. The location is special as we are close to the award winning Durlston Country Park with its 300acres and spectacular cliff/sea views.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have had a fantastic week and are sad to be going home. We've loved having so much space and using the pool every day. A relaxing week, been to Durlston (amazing views), Dorchester, Putlake Farm, Swanage Steam Train, the beach and the beautiful pier.

Anyway, thanks again, and hopefully see you again.
Sep 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Swanage in Purbeck District

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1: Family bathroom Bathroom 2: Shower Room off Swimming Pool Bathroom 3: Shower Room off Sauna Room Bathroom 3: Shower Rooom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: twin bedded room Bedroom 2: double bed and full size bunk beds
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • naturist beach
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Dining seats for 6 Lounge seats for 6 Balcony or terrace Outside: Private garden BBQ Private indoor swimming pool with slide and lounges for relaxation Utility Room: Iron Clothes dryer Washing machine Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen provided Towels provided Other: Internet access Wi-Fi available Sauna Room with full size Snooker Table and equipment Dining area with bar High chair


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4* Gold Ground Floor Apartment in Swanage own private indoor pool + snooker room
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Clean, well kept, good leisure facilities

  • 4 of 5

Well equipped, fairly comfortable, friendly owners, welcoming

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a really lovely week at Purbeck Cliffs. Everything was so comfortable and thoughtfully planned out for a very relaxing stay. We particularly loved the beautiful garden, looking out onto it first thing in the morning, relaxing in the loungers watching the birds and wildlife and enjoying evening sun with a drink after a swim in the amazing pool was a real treat ,(the best pool in a holiday home we have ever seen with accessible Roman steps as well as ladder , so important). Lovely welcome bottle of wine and fruit from the owners who were very quiet and discreet above the apartment, but also friendly and helpful. We would love to return to this beautiful apartment in a lovely part of Dorset,thank you for a great holiday!

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent . A real home from home with extras

  • 5 of 5

We really could not fault anything. Standard of cleanliness and comfort superb. Situated in lovely quiet surroundings. Having the indoor pool was an extra bonus ( who needs to go abroad ! ). We would have no hesitation in recommending this property.

  • Review Submitted: 03-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Studland Chain Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Isle of Purbeck Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Swanage Steam Train
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Seventhwave Durlston Country Park
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The Apartment is two minutes walk from the famous Juurassic Coastal Path. The grounds to the apartment back onto 300 acres of the Durlston Country Park and Information Centre.

There are many places of interest nearby including the National Trust Corfe Castle + Studlands beautiful beach, the steam railway, Lulworth Castle and the famous Durdle Door, Thomas Hardy’s cottage, Lawrence of Arabia’s cottage and memorial, Monkey world, Bovington Tank museum and for those needing ‘retail therapy’ the shopping centres of Bournemouth, Poole, Dorchester and Weymouth are all within striking distance.

Swanage is the hosts several festivals including The Blues festival in March, the Jazz Festival in July, Purbeck and Dorset Art weeks in May/June, Swanage Carnival (which very often includes a display by the Red Arrows) in July/August, the folk festival in September, Film festival in October and Blues /roots festival in October. There are local beer and cider festivals (The greyhound, Corfe, The Bankes Arms, Studland, The Square and Compass, Worth Matravers).


The gardens of Purbeck Cliffs are beside the peace and tranquility of Durlston Country Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty which stretches along Dorset's award winning Heritage coast. Purbeck is a unique part of Dorset where glorious sandy beaches and breathtaking coastal scenery blend harmoniously with peaceful, unspoilt countryside and picturesque villages.


You can travel here two routes:

1. A35 from Poole then A351 to Wareham, follow signs for Swanage

2. Take the signs for Sandbanks Ferry from Bournemouth to Studland, follow the signs to Swanage

Once in Swanage follow the signs for Durlston Country Park and Purbeck Cliffs is on Boundary Close which is the last turning on the right before the Country Park car-park.

Nearest Airport - Bournemouth

Train - Waterloo to Wareham Station then bus required to Swanage


Corfe Castle is five miles away.

Studland Beach is four miles from Purbeck Cliffs

Monkey World is 15miles away

Further Details:

We are lucky to be two minutes from the famous Jurassic Coastal Path with spectacular walks along the cliff to Dancing Ledge or Harry Rocks and the famous Studland Beach or go dolphin spotting near Durlston Lighthouse.

There are many places of interest to visit nearby including Corfe Castle, Monkey World, Arne Natural Reserve, Lulworth Castle, to name but a few.

This very special area has so much to offer: a wealth of attractions to suit all ages as well as sporting and leisure activities

A peaceful and relaxing way to see parts of this isle or peninsula, depending on who you talk to, is to take a train ride on the Swanage Railway. You can catch a 6 mile ride between Swanage and Norden where you will get to see the ruins of the historical Corfe Castle.

For the more adventurous, another way to see the sights is to take a 47 mile bike ride around the entire area, either splitting the ride up into a winding trek that can last a whole week or by doing a marathon ride that will take a one or two days, but will create long lasting memories. No matter how you choose to visit and travel in this enchanted land, you will not be disappointed by the wealth of things to see and do when you head to the Isle of Purbeck.

Durlston Country Park regularly organises events related to the heritage and wildlife of the Park and adjoining coast with many guided walks.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Swanage, Dorset

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer first term
13 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer half term
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer second term
1 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer third term
29 Jun 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer holidays
20 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn first term
31 Aug 2018 - 13 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn second term
14 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn half term
19 Oct 2018 - 1 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact the Purbeck Cliffs if enquiring about bargain breaks and availability. There is also a £100 reduction per week if there are two or less in the party.
If not booking through the internet we can accept cheques or bank transfer. A deposit is required to confirm any booking and the balance is due 5 weeks before the holiday is taken.

We take bookings for Purbeck Cliffs weekly through the high season and our week commences on the Friday.

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
Please make contact to find if there is a reduction for two people booking the apartment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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